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Meaning of “leave well alone” in the English Dictionary

"leave well alone" in British English

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leave well alone

to ​allow something to ​stay as it is because doing more might make things ​worse: It's going to get in a ​muddle if you ​carry on. I should just leave well ​alone if I were you.
(Definition of leave well alone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “leave well alone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 保持原来的样子,不要添乱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保持原來的樣子,不要添亂…
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